Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(12), pp. 2857 - 2866
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071237
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Final Examination Test Instruments for History Subject in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: A Quality Analysis


Aman *
Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This study aims to: 1) analyze the quality of the final examination test instrument for the Grade 10 History subject in the 2013 curriculum used in Yogyakarta; and 2) determine the number of items in the final examination for the Grade 10 History subject in the high school level that use the 2013 curriculum in Yogyakarta that can be recommended for the procurement of test item bank. This research is an explorative descriptive study that uses a quantitative descriptive approach to determine the quality of the test instrument of the History subject final examination based on the 2013 curriculum. Analysis of the data in this study was carried out through two theories with three stages, namely theoretical analysis, which is item analysis by a team of experts (expert judgment), and empirical analysis, which consists of two stages, i.e. classical test theory with the Iteman computer software, and item response theory using the of the BilogMG/Winsteps programs (for essay questions). The results of the qualitative analysis of the final examination test instrument found that 44 items (88%) were declared Good, and six items (12%) were declared Poor based on the aspects of material, construction, and language. The quantitative analysis found that 32 items (64%) were classified as Good, and 18 items (36%) were classified as Poor. The results of the overall analysis of the test instrument found that there were 32 items that can be recommended for the procurement of test item bank for the History subject.

KEYWORDS
Final Examination Test, Test Item Analysis, Item Bank

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Aman , "Final Examination Test Instruments for History Subject in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: A Quality Analysis," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. 2857 - 2866, 2019. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071237.

(b). APA Format:
Aman , (2019). Final Examination Test Instruments for History Subject in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: A Quality Analysis. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 7(12), 2857 - 2866. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071237.